The instructions show how to do this, but it’s easy even if you don’t have instructions. There are 3 cylinders on the right side. The left one holds. Description: While the Dignitet curtain wire looks nice, it is not the most functional since it tends to sag (even when tensioned properly taut, it will. A great idea, but needs a lot of work. No detailed instructions. The screws to tighten to wire are tiny and easily lost, they wouldn’t tighten onto the wire on one of.
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How to: Add tension to Dignitet wire curtain
Looking at installing this system but I, too, need more cable wire. It’s not the prettiest curtain hardware, but I’ve never found anything more functional and versatile and you can’t beat the price.
Did you also use two types of screws? So, we may not be the most valuable resource for whether or not it will eventually droop for you. The curtain-clip feature is also quite versatile instructuons terms of making my own curtains quickly and cheaply.
Our curtains were quite lightweight, so we got away with it, but I wouldn’t suggest trying to span such a huge distance. Take special care to lay out your dignifet on the ceiling to get as close to a true rectangle as possible. If this is the case, you may be able to have your posts mount right into a rafter behind the drywall with just some screws, giving you maximum strength when you tighten up the wire.
Make the plum bob line about 12″ shorter than the ceiling height, tie on the weight, and get on the ladder.
Our bed was king-sized and set into a corner diagonally. Place the bracket base with the center over the hole you just made. I’m confused about how much fabric to use? The wire itself is made of many digntiet wires rolled together, just like a basket handle or a rope.
After all, I told myself, this is only for a photo display.
Hi Liz, what could you tell me the type, size, and store information for the screws and fasteners that you used? One could only wonder what would happen if you had to actually hang draperies from this wire set; seems to me that the slack would be awful.
Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains
The wire is rather difficult to cut, and I’ve had to purchase new wire when I’ve needed it to be longer than what I have left. There was only one kind of hook in the package we used.
IKEA’s insrructions says that “for stability you need to use extra support fixtures for curtain wires longer than 55”. If you decide to have curtains only on either side of the bed, you can delete the two corner posts, and just buy two curtain wire kits. Question about Sewing Machines 2 Answers Instructios need an english instruction manual for my new ikea sy sewing machine, does anyone know where i can find one online?
I tightened and untightened screws, and finally, after a couple hours of all this, Instrjctions just gave up.
I plan to hang net curtains over a 4 metre length, so not very heavy, but when I bought the Dignitet in IKEA yesterday I noticed dignotet display was very droopy nd have since read some comments online that it’s difficult to keep the cable taut. Once we laid out and positioned our posts, we replaced the expansion fasteners with a nylon fastener that expands behind the drywall for a more secure anchor, like the ones shown below.
I had already extended the post screw to its furthest position in order to be able to adjust and pull the cable tight. Fasteners shown above used for insrtuctions. Yeah, you have to do a little work.
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Thanks for posting this! Trish Koby – The links for these are also at the very top of the article. Took me lots of looking but I found it!!
Then extend the mechanism on the right side as far as it’ll go. After you complete dignotet last post layout, you should have 4 strings hanging from your ceiling. They need to be screwed into something secure, not just drywall. I saw great possibilities with this curtain-hanging set, so I bought it.
How to: Add tension to Dignitet wire curtain – IKEA Hackers
Trim the other cable end at the adjustable post, and fasten cable. Khushboo – I’m sorry, this is a very old article and we don’t remember those details, but if it was a “local hardware store” – most likely it was Home Depot, Ace or Harbor Freight.
Please assign your manual to a product: Reading the product information in the link I refer to might be of slight use but I assume you know. That being said, I love the over-all look of my photo display; it will be very easy to change photos and artwork. They won’t be stable enough if you just try to mount them into the drywall.
I then put tension on the cable, and trimmed it so it would seat into the holder all the way.
Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Determine Your Layout We worked with a rather unusual layout. The bed in our sample is a king headboard, which is apx. So glad we could help. Layout The Posts Fignitet over your head on the ceiling, is a bit difficult.
Use the supplied Allen wrench to loosen the tiny nuts on the left side. But I do like the simple tension system with this set. As a double check for accurate placement, measure diagonally between each corner string: